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Deluxe Picnic at the Proms for Two

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Product code: ZPDPValid until: 01/12/2019

£149

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Overview

Enjoy an unforgettable evening of glorious entertainment with this Outdoor Proms experience for two, including a delicious fresh picnic to share.

This is a thrilling open air concert, set in the grounds of some of the UK’s most celebrated stately homes.

As you unpack your picnic and uncork the wine, enjoy the toe-tapping warm up act and look to the sky for the breathtaking parachute display.
The event begins with a thundering of hooves as the mounted cavalry demonstrate their battlefield skill-at-arms with lances, rifles and spectacular horsemanship.
Next, the English Field Artillery Company herald the arrival of Britain’s favourite warplane. Amidst a volley of gunfire from a vintage field gun, you hear the unmistakable sound of the Spitfire engine rumbling overhead, followed by a meticulously choreographed aerial display which takes place in the evening sky above.

Then it’s time for the New English Concert Orchestra to take to the stage with classical hits such as Beethoven’s Battle Symphony, with a full complement of nearly 200 cannons, plus musket fire and fireworks providing a unique and breath-taking musical performance.

The evening will close with a traditional flag-waving sing-along, culminating in a dazzling fireworks extravaganza.

As part of your experience you will enjoy a delicious fresh gourmet picnic (vegetarian option is available), accompanied by a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, available for collection on arrival at the concert.

Whether you're seeking the perfect gift for your other half or a special couple in your life, this could be the unique experience you have been looking for.

For safety reasons, please note barbecues, garden flares and pets are not permitted at the concert. There is no seating at these concerts so please bring along rugs or garden chairs. The use of recording equipment is prohibited and please allow sufficient time to park your car as no vehicles are allowed on the concert area. The car park opens at 2:00pm and gates to the concert arena open at 4pm or 4:30pm depending on the venue.

In certain weather conditions, the air display will unfortunately not be possible due to safety reasons. Image for illustrative purposes only. Picnic contents may vary. Please ensure you collect your picnic and wine from the blue 'Picnic Collection Point' gazebo (adjacent to the main Box Office) within 2 hours of the gate opening. Please inform the venue of any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Once you have booked your chosen venue, tickets will be emailed to you to print at home at least 1 week before the event.

Key features

When can I go?

Selected dates are available, between July and August.

How long will my experience last?

This experience will typically last a whole evening, gates open at approximately 4pm.

How many people is this experience for?

There will be anywhere between 5,000 to 10,000 people attending the concert.

Can I bring family and friends?

You're welcome to bring friends and family on the day however, they will need to pay for their entrance.

What else do I need to know?

Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.

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What an evening

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

Was given this as a Christmas present and knew I would enjoy it but never thought it would be such a wonderful experience.

When did your experience take place? 4th August 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Highclere

Full box of goodies!

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

The picnic my daughters ordered for us at the Highclere Castle Battle Prom was superb - we never expected to find such a box of goodies - everything from dips and bics through to chicken and salad, quiche, and then choc dessert, not to forget the wine and water and chocs. Actually I've a feeling I left something out, but it was all so tasty and fresh. Congratulations.

When did your experience take place? 4 August 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Highclere Castle

Wonderful Day

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

We were a little apprehensive as we have never been before and did not know what to expect. The event was fantastic, well organised and performed. The setting was great. And the hamper overflowed with high-quality food and drink. We are now thinking about next year.

When did your experience take place? August 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Highclere castle

Delux picnic

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5

Yes I recommend this product.

Had a really fabulous afternoon and evening. Picnic was lovely. Would recommend it and have already asked if I could have proms for two gift from santa this year.

When did your experience take place? July 2018

What was the name of the venue where your experience took place? Burleigh house

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